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ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill dies in his sleep at 72

HOUSTON (AP) — ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill, one of the Texas blues trio’s bearded figures, died at his Houston home, the band announced Wednesday on Facebook. He was 72. In their post, guitarist Billy Gibbons and drummer Frank Beard…

Vacant house fire in Ocean Springs

Tuesday, Jackson County responders extinguished a house fire in Ocean Springs. Fire crews, with the help of Ocean Springs Fire Department, battled a vacant house fire in the 6000 block…

Five arrested in string of thefts in George County

Since July 15th, 2021, George County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Investigators, with the assistance of the public, have recovered over $150,000.00 worth of stolen property and arrested five (5) suspects in multiple larceny cases. On July 15th, at approximately 4:00…

Fill the Bus school supply drive wraps up July 30th

Junior Auxiliary of Gulfport has partnered with United Way of South Mississippi in the annual school supply drive to collect supplies for children in Harrison County. Last year, Junior Auxiliary of Gulfport members generated nearly 12,000 school supplies. The Junior…

CDC reverses course on indoor masks in some parts of US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reversing course on some masking guidelines. The agency announced new recommendations Tuesday that even vaccinated people should return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging.…